School Information

St. Patrick-St. Vincent High School
1500 Benicia Road, Vallejo, CA 94591
Ph(707)644-4425
Fx(707)644-3107
www.spsv.org

Administration

President – Mr. David Perry
Principal – Mrs. Coleen Martin
Assistant Principal – Dr. Doug Evans
Dean of Students – Mr. Patrick Vogelpohl

Guidance/Counseling Program

Director of Guidance & College
Career Counselor – Mrs. Tamra Smith
Counselors
– Mr. Mike Arwine
– Ms. Sofia Palmer
Educational Achievement Specialist
– Ms. Debbie Hanna

Mission Statement

St. Patrick-St. Vincent High School, a Catholic college preparatory high school of the Diocese of Sacramento, challenges its diverse student population to seek truth as creative, complex thinkers and to be responsible citizens and compassionate individuals who share their gifts with others.

Stats

99% of SPSV students go on to college after graduation, with approximately 81% accepted to traditional four-year colleges and universities

Over 85% of SPSV students are involved in co-curricular Activities

Accreditation

  • Western Catholic Education Association
  • Western Association of Schools and Colleges

Schedule

The academic school year is divided into two semesters. All students must enroll in seven courses per semester. Administrative permission must be granted for students to enroll in less than seven courses per semester.

CEEB Code: 053605

Class of 2016: 124 students

Grading System

Each student receives a quarter report card (mid-semester grade) for evaluative purposes; final examinations are administered at the end of each semester and letter grades are given.

The following grading scale is used by all departments:

A 100-90 Excellent, Superior
B 89-80 Above Average
C 79-70 Average
D 69-60 Barely Passing, Below Average
F Below 60 Failure, No Credit
I Incomplete

Courses receive four grade points for an A, three for a B, two for a C, one for a D and zero for an F. Honors and Advanced Placement (AP) courses are weighted, receiving five points for an A, four for a B, three for a C, one for a D, and zero for an F.

Class rank: For the purpose of college admission, SPSV ranks by decile only (10%). Decile rankings are based on 9-12th grade weighted academic grade point average with the top decile reported as the 1st decile.

Graduation Requirements

The following courses are required of all students:

Details Credits
Religious Studies 40 credits
English 40 credits
Mathematics 30 credits
Science 20 credits
Social Studies 30 credits
Physical Education (including 5 credits of Health) 20 credits
World Language 20 credits
Visual & Performing Arts 20 credits
Electives 50 credits
Annual Christian Service requirement

Honors & Advanced Placement Courses

St. Patrick-St.Vincent High School offers the following honors and College Board approved advanced placement courses.

Business
  • AP Computer Science A
English
  • AP English Language and Composition
  • AP English Literature and Composition
Fine Arts
  • AP Studio Art: Drawing
  • AP Studio Art: 2-D Design
  • AP Studio Art: 3-D Design
History
  • AP United States History
  • AP World History
  • AP Government & Politics
Laboratory Science
  • AP Biology
  • Honors Chemistry
  • AP Chemistry
  • Honors Physics
Mathematics
  • Honors Mathematics I
  • Honors Mathematics II
  • Honors Intro Analysis
  • AP Calculus AB
  • AP Statistics
World Language
  • Honors Spanish III
  • AP Spanish Language and Culture
  • Honors French III
  • AP French Language and Culture
  • AP Chinese Lang. & Culture (Exam)

Campus Ministry

Campus Ministry supports the SPSV community as they embrace the Gospel message of friendship with God. Our student life is layered with divine opportunity. Through the celebration of the Eucharist, contemplation, retreats, responding to social justice concerns, immersion experiences and Christian Service, the presence of God is encountered and spiritual growth is nourished. Our Campus Ministry program employs the complementary talents of students and teachers to affirm our unity and our diversity in our community and in our world.

Athletics

St. Patrick–St. Vincent High School provides an excellent competitive sports program. The school is a member of the Tri County Athletic League & the North Coast Section.

Fall

  • Football (co-ed) Cross-Country (boys/girls)
  • Water Polo (boys/girls)
  • Golf (girls)
  • Volleyball (girls)
  • Tennis (girls)
  • Cheer Squad

Winter

  • Wrestling (boys/girls)
  • Soccer (boys/girls)
  • Basketball (boys/girls)
  • Cheer Squad

Spring

  • Baseball
  • Softball
  • Track (boys/girls)
  • Volleyball (boys)
  • Swimming (boys/girls)
  • Golf (boys)
  • Tennis (boys)

Honor Societies

  • California Scholarship Federation
  • National Art Honor Society
  • National Honor Society
  • Tri-M Music Honor Society

Co-Curricular Activities

St. Patrick-St.Vincent High School offers a variety of extra and co-curricular activities.

  • Amp Club
  • Anime Club
  • Badminton Club
  • Black Student Union
  • Campus Ministry
  • Campus Ministry Choir
  • Chess Club
  • Creative Writing Club
  • Fashion Club
  • Filipino Club
  • Flight Club
  • Foodie Club
  • Future Nurses Club
  • Handbell Choir
  • Junior Statesmen of America / Mock Trial Club
  • KPOP Club
  • Martial Arts/Fitness Club
  • Men’s Choir
  • Photography Club
  • Robotics Club
  • Sailing Club
  • Sports Medicine Club
  • STAND
  • Student Council
  • The Musical Ultimate Frisbee Club
  • Urban Farmers Club
  • Vocal Jazz
  • Women’s Choir
  • World Languages Club
  • Yearbook

COLLEGE ACCEPTANCES

Our 2013-2016 graduates have been accepted to the following educational institutions:

  • Academy of Art University
  • Arizona State University
  • Ashford University
  • Berklee College of Music
  • Biola University
  • California Baptist University
  • California Lutheran University
  • California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
  • California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
  • California State University, Bakersfield
  • California State University, Chico
  • California State University, East Bay
  • California State University, Fresno
  • California State University, Fullerton
  • California State University, Long Beach
  • California State University, Los Angeles
  • California State University, Monterey Bay
  • California State University, Northridge
  • California State University, Sacramento
  • California State University, Stanislaus
  • University of California at Berkeley
  • University of California at Davis
  • University of California at Irvine
  • University of California at Los Angeles
  • University of California at Merced
  • University of California at Riverside
  • University of California at San Diego
  • University of California at Santa Barbara
  • University of California at Santa Cruz
  • The Catholic University of America
  • Chapman University
  • Christendom College
  • University of Colorado at Boulder
  • Concordia University-Irvine
  • Dominican University of California
  • Fordham University
  • Hawaii Pacific University
  • Holy Names University
  • Howard University
  • Humboldt State University
  • University of LaVerne
  • Linfield College
  • Loyola Marymount University
  • Maine Maritime Academy
  • Menlo College
  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • University of Nevada, Reno
  • New York University
  • Notre Dame de Namur University
  • University of Oregon
  • Pacific Union College
  • University of the Pacific
  • Pepperdine University
  • Portland State University
  • University of Portland
  • Saint Mary’s College of California
  • San Diego State University
  • University of San Diego
  • San Francisco State University
  • University of San Francisco
  • San Jose State University
  • Santa Clara University
  • Seattle University
  • Sonoma State University
  • University of Southern California
  • St. John’s University – Queens Campus
  • The New School-Eugene Lang College
  • The Ohio State University
  • Trinity University
  • Tuskegee University
  • Utah State University
  • Washington State University
  • Whitman College
  • Whitworth University
  • Willamette University
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